In Post-Brexit Britain, Conservative Lawmakers Start to Focus on China

LONDON—After helping to secure the U.K.’s departure from the European Union, lawmakers from Britain’s ruling Conservative Party are coalescing around

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Trump Executive Orders Target TikTok, WeChat Apps

President Trump issued a pair of executive orders that would impose new limits on Chinese social-media apps TikTok and WeChat,

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Trump Call for Cut of TikTok Deal Reignites Anger in China

HONG KONG—President Trump’s suggestion that the U.S. government take a cut from the forced sale of the viral Chinese app

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Microsoft’s Talks to Buy TikTok’s U.S. Operations Raise Ire in China

Washington’s ultimatum to the Chinese owner of TikTok—sell the app’s U.S. operations or leave the country—is hardening long-held suspicions in

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Consumers, Flush With Stimulus Money, Shun Credit-Card Debt

When unemployment soared this spring at the start of coronavirus lockdowns, credit-card debt and delinquencies were widely expected to surge

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Merkel Lobbied for Wirecard Despite German Probe

BERLIN—German Chancellor Angela Merkel promoted Wirecard AG to Chinese officials last fall, even though her top aides were aware of

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U.K. Suspends Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong

LONDON—The British government suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in response to Beijing’s decision to impose a new security

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EU’s Top Court Restricts Personal-Data Transfers to U.S., Citing Surveillance Concerns

Thousands of companies will face restrictions on storing information about European Union residents on U.S. servers, after the bloc’s top

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